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  1. D & C and Biopsy? Do they hurt?
    ... feeling any cramps or pain. I had read that taking the ibuprofen before was a good idea and I made sure to check with...

  2. Still bleeding after a D&C and ovarian cyst removal
    ... in this domain (unfortunately). For the pain, an ibuprofen such as Advil or Motrin can be a big help (if she...
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  3. premenstural migranes???
    ... period. The only thing that helps is large doses of ibuprofen . 600-800mg every 5 hours is the only thing that keeps ... recently, the pain has started to break through the ibuprofen , so I think it may be time for me to talk with my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  4. how do i manage the pain from a burst ovarian cyst
    ... Sorry to hear that you are in pain. Have you tried an ibuprofen ? These are very effective against this type of pain...

  5. Ovarian Cysts
    ... ovulation which can be controlled with or without ibuprofen . Other than that I don't even know that the cyst...
    ... bowel movement for a while. However, with the use of ibuprofen and a heating pad, the pain subsided within a few...

  6. Ruptured Cyst on Left Ovarie? Now what?
    ... help with the pain. If you are allowed to take an ibuprofen such as Advil or Pamprin, it will help with the pain ... make sure that this is OK .. some people cannot take ibuprofen ). I am sure that you will be fine however if you...

  7. I have to have a colposcopy and I'm so scared
    ... want to hop in bed with a heating pad and take a few ibuprofen for the cramps after. Best of luck. I'm sure you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  8. Ovarian Cysts questions
    ... but I really don't like to take them. I can't take Ibuprofen because I had back surgery so it is aceteminophen...

  9. Rectocele and Cystocele post op questions, no one to talk to.
    ... movement next 2 days so i stopped pain meds, only using ibuprofen and stool softeners, water and mirilax past 2 days...

  10. should I have an ultrasound done?
    ... doctor about this but I would assume that although the ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory and the Tylenol is an anelgesic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  11. Pain pills for heavy bleeding??
    ... have very heavy bleeding and cramps with endo. and ibuprofen works best for me. If it is moderately bad, I take ... 600 mg (three tablets) of ibuprofen every 5 hours. If it is really bad, I take 800 mg...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Tylenol aleve

  12. Period, spotting 1 week, period?? 2 days of pain
    ... which causes diarrhea) and bloating. I pop 800 mg of Ibuprofen (prescribed by Dr.) every few hours. It helps but...

  13. Newbie (aged 46) with Ovarian cyst
    ... yours will do just that. But in the meantime, the Ibuprofen is a good idea and the Percocet, if you take it exactly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin Percocet

  14. My Novasure/endometrial ablation experience
    ... Periodically, I get light cramps but nothing that 2 ibuprofen doesn't take care of. I really appreciated reading...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri Fentanyl

  15. Never-ending Bleeding/Spotting
    ... would not stop so I called my pcp & she said to take ibuprofen . I took it a couple times & it did seem to slow it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Provera

  16. Does a Cervix Biopsy Hurt
    ... little tired, and they were right. I just took some ibuprofen and a nap when I got home and took it easy for the...

  17. Ovarian cysts: Can they cause hot flashes?
    ... doctors are helping you to keep it at bay. Usually ibuprofen is the best thing for this type of pain (Advil, Motrin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin

  18. PMS migraines
    ... brutal pms headaches that last for 3 days. I've tried ibuprofen , tylenol, aspirin, nothing really puts a dent in them...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Tylenol

  19. 6 years late for a pap?
    ... told I had ovarian cysts. They sent me home with ibuprofen and no real follow-up instructions. Fast forward...

  20. Fibrocystic Breasts Hurt All Month...Is This Normal?
    ... get very sore. I found that if I take an SAID like Ibuprofen the pain goes away. I have severe cystic acne...

  21. Worried about my mum, microscopic blood in urine!!
    ... pressure & has been kinda feeling low lately & takes ibuprofen which can cause stomach bleeding! I'm at my witts...

  22. NOW I'm really freaking out!!! Help me please!!!
    ... just a muscle strain or something. Just take some ibuprofen or naproxen and call it a day. But really think...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen

  23. Anyone have Tubal Ligation Side Effects?
    ... experienced. Unbearable cramps that weren't helped by ibuprofen or a heating pad. My breasts became so sore and tender...

  24. Painful Period: the first full day
    ... constipated the earlier 5 days. This happens EVERY period! Ibuprofen and Midol just don't do a thing. Might this be...

  25. When your hormones are out of whack, can this cause depression?
    ... management with the prog cream and sometimes large doses of Ibuprofen or Naprosyn help. But the last three months have been...
    Medications also discussed in this post: naprosyn

  26. Allergic Reactions to Period
    ... been more substantial. In each case, I have taken Ibuprofen as an anti-inflammatory, generic benadryl and applied...
    Medications also discussed in this post: benadryl

  27. mild dysplasia and colposcopies.... HELP!!!!
    ... since then and they were a lot more tolerable with the ibuprofen in my system. Because they may biopsy a part of...

  28. Tubal and NovaSure at the same time....
    ... should also be able able to safely take up to 800mg of ibuprofen to reduce swelling and inflammation - please check...

  29. Consistent vaginal bleeding for 4 months
    ... one-a-day to replace the iron loss... and prescribed Ibuprofen to restrict the blood vessels...I'm sensitive to Ibuprofen ... not sure?? I'm 28, they prescribed 800mg tabs of Ibuprofen prescription strength. One idea the 2nd opinion...

  30. Ibuprofen and Uterine Fibroids
    ... there is no direct connection between fibroids and Ibuprofen . However, it may have an effect on your bleeding ...

  31. Extreme Menstrual Pains...
    ... however. you can try another pill OR if you take ibuprofen starting the day before, that seems to help ALOT as...

  32. Cramps, irregular periods in Pre-teen
    ... She felt it was just cramps. The doctor said to use Ibuprofen and that I was not giving her enough. She said she...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin

  33. cramping nausea, stomach pains
    ... It doesn't really do anything for it. I have taken Ibuprofen , & Napraxon, and it does help a little. Can you give...

  34. Endometrium Biopsy?
    ... would file the paperwork. He told me to take some ibuprofen if I needed to, but the pain was basically all gone...
    ... Take 4 ibuprofen an hour before and you should be fine. The ibuprofen...

  35. Period Pain Question
    ... I bet your anus is hurting from the contraction. Ibuprofen , naproxen and mefenamic acid are best used to relieve...
    ... Ibuprofen , naproxen relieve pain and can also decrease the amount...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen

  36. Period pain - when to see a doctor?
    ... shaky, could hardly bring myself to move. I took 2 ibuprofen (which usually works for me, after a while), had a...
    ... to the doctor. You're lucky you can get by with 2 ibuprofen . I've been up to 6 at a time with no results! Unfortunate ... ly I have developed a tolerance to ibuprofen so I can't even take it anymore for headaches. My...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen aleve

  37. I had an abnormal pap 2 weeks ago so they wanted to do a biopsy...
    ... myself when I saw it. You can take some Advil or Ibuprofen for the pain...

  38. weird pain please help!
    ... Could be a cyst rupturing? Try an ibuprofen 800 (or 4 regular strength)....

  39. Horriable Period..HELP
    ... ultrasound you should request them. Hang in there (and 800 Ibuprofen always worked pretty well for me)....

  40. Please help: My periods are costing me my life
    ... make you pass out and believe me I feel for you. Ibuprofen (Motrin), not sure if that is spelled correctly,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin

  41. Cramps...OH GOD
    ... Iburprofen 800 those work great. If not just take 4 OTC Ibuprofen (the 200 mgs). Those always do the trick....

  42. Weird cramps day before period. Now VERY light period.
    ... put it into words. It feels very uncomfortable. Ibuprofen helps reduce the sensation but not completely. ...

  43. No answers, hopeless...several Dr's
    ... treatment till someone finds out whats wrong: Tried Ibuprofen 600 and 800 - Didn't work Davacets - Didn't help...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Vicodin Zelnorm

  44. Ruptured Ovarian Cyst
    ... cysts, but that is not an option for me.Try 800 mg of ibuprofen ; it actually can work wonders, and a heating pad is...

  45. Simple teenage irregularity or...?
    ... it was so painful. My GP perscribed some powerful ibuprofen which helped to a degree when the cramps became really...

  46. Hysteroscopy
    ... more manageable. I switched to naproxen instead of ibuprofen , and that really seems to help a lot more. I still...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri Naproxen

  47. My Breasts are hurting so BAD!
    ... have read that anti-inflammatories, like aspirin or ibuprofen can help for my problem. Still, you should let...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  48. Ovarian Cysts
    ... when the cyst bursts, but they can tend to grow back. Ibuprofen 800 mg works very well for the pain....

  49. cramps between periods, never happened before??
    ... or two, but nothing that can't be taken care of by ibuprofen . I got my last period on the 2nd of this month...

  50. Brazilian waxing
    ... had my first Brazilian just last week. I took two Ibuprofen 30 minutes prior, and the pain was very manageable...

  51. Heavy Cycles Are Interfering With My Life...
    ... polyps; fibroids (most likely). You might try taking ibuprofen the day before your period is due as that can inhibit...
    ... mentioned my options: 1) Take 800 mg (4 tabs) of Ibuprofen to try to thin out the lining. 2) If that doesn ... a lot of aches and pains...:blob_fire I took 2 Ibuprofen s a little while ago, although the cycle is not up...
    ... the cramping and am still in pain. I hate to take ibuprofen that much; as it really doesn't help me unless I live...
    ... expect to notice that the 800 mg (4 tabs/caplets) of Ibuprofen that my ob/gyn recommended to lighten the menstrual ... Today is Day 2 of the cycle. I was going to take the Ibuprofen s yesterday with it being Day 1, but the cycle hadn...

  52. cyst and pain, how much pain is normal???
    ... anything, they didn't tell us much. i was told to take ibuprofen , 3 a time three times a day and was prescribed a pain ... killer if it got too bad. the ibuprofen seems to help, but i am pretty certain that without...

  53. Killer Cramps, Remedies Anyone?!?!?!
    ... the point where nothing helps the pain. I have tried ibuprofen and heating pads as well. I was wonder what any of...
    ... me that Tylenol is not made to work on cramps but ibuprofen is. I had tried ibuprofen but still no effect. BUT ... , he also said that ibuprofen needs 1000 to 1200 mg before it has any effect. He ... said prescription ibuprofen (I didn't even know there was such a thing) was just ... a higher dose. He said it was safe to take 5 or 6 ibuprofen at a time, the ones I buy are 200 mgs. so it takes ... I have now found some relief using that many ibuprofen . I start taking it when my period starts and keep ... then nothing really relieves them, but if I start the ibuprofen BEFORE the cramps start and stay on it during those ... clots, so once the clots stop then I canlet up on the ibuprofen and be okay. Hope you find some relief with something...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  54. Lactating but not preganant
    ... I'm not taking any meds right now (just ibuprofen when I have headaches). I hope its nothing too bad...

  55. question about post LEEP
    ... and at midnight.....I am still cramping. I took some ibuprofen .....400 mg about 30 minutes ago...and it has yet to...
    ... i dont remember what i signed!! i had taken 800 mg ibuprofen ...along with 1 and a half xanax....and was so out...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  56. ginseng and menstrual cramps
    ... that really helped my cramps when I had endo, was Ibuprofen 800. It couldn't hurt to try the ginseng, though...

  57. have to have laproscopy
    ... meds before the pain gets bad. You might only need Ibuprofen , but you'll probably get something stronger anyway...

  58. Chronic Cervicitis
    ... me to take advil for the pain... but I cannot take ibuprofen due to GI problems. I am also a little worried...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metronidazole flagyl

  59. Oh, these aching breasts!
    ... painful nights. OTC pain reliever helped, too. Ibuprofen tears my tummy up, but Tylenol with the sports bra...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  60. Heavy period and pain
    ... For pain, I swear by 600mg (three tablets) of ibuprofen every 5 hours, like clockwork for the first couple ... helps them, but it tends to upset my stomach more than ibuprofen . I also tend to have strange gastrointestinal symptoms...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  61. Severe Menstrual Cramps..Please help
    ... meds. Before bc pills, just taking pain relievers ( ibuprofen or aleve) did not help. So, I decided I would need ... generally eating well, multivitamin. 5. Take NSAIDS ( Ibuprofen works for me) before the onset of your period, if...
    ... work until I found Naproxen. It was my life saver! Ibuprofen like the last poster said is just a lighter form of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve Naproxen

  62. First time on Lupron Depot, bad experience
    ... the OTC stuff, so I quit getting the Rx filled. Ibuprofen (Advil) and Tylenol do NOTHING for me, but I would...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Tylenol Vicodin lupron

  63. Colposcopy b/c of abnormal Pap...any experiences?
    ... You might want to take some Ibuprofen before you go in. The procedure is no worse than...

  64. unbearable cramps and passing a clot
    ... different levels of hormones. For the pain, take some ibuprofen , you can take 800mg (4 tablets) if it's really bad...

  65. My 13 year old....
    ... top of her periods, by making sure she has lots of ibuprofen during her periods. It's such a miserable existence...

  66. pelvic bone pain (thats what it feels like anyway)
    ... would find a different exercise. Try taking some Ibuprofen 3x a day until you are feeling better. It is an anti...

  67. Is this normal?
    ... taking the pill. You could try taking higher doses of Ibuprofen (i.e. 400-600 mg. 3x/day) or Naproxen Sodium (Aleve...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Prozac aleve sarafem

  68. Heavy periods and pain...IUD vs. Endometrial Ablation?
    ... will be on my doorstep soon. I've found if I take ibuprofen a couple days before my period starts, it helps to...

  69. Menstrual cramps...now maybe something else?
    ... But it tends not to last too long. Maybe a day and ibuprofen tends to help. That usually means my period will be ... am getting pain from a ruptured cyst. I am due for ibuprofen now and my lower abdominal cramping hasn't come back...

  70. Is it wrong to ask for a lap to be done??
    ... essential thrombocythemia) that prevents me from taking ibuprofen (anti-inflammatory) so the pain became even less tolerable...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  71. severe PMS
    ... for me. I got tired of the taking pain killers and ibuprofen to control the pain. I also was reluctant to continue...

  72. Mild Dysplasia
    ... areas. It isn't much worse than a pap, but take some ibuprofen beforehand for the discomfort. This test will let...

  73. Wandering how your lap went Sr.Mom, this is Jenny
    ... dose I was on before. Oh...she also gave me 600 mg. Ibuprofen to take every six hours. Really, the surgery just...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  74. Endometrical/ uterine biopsies: Are they painful?
    ... just a second or two. This last time I took four ibuprofen , 200mg, an hour before the test. My doctor told me...

  75. Myomectomy questions
    ... when I had my LAP. But amazingly I only had to take ibuprofen and Tylenol after the Myomectomy. In the hospital...
    ... for posting Fairymagick) and instead I took some ibuprofen every 4 hours and just slept on the couch for several...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol